This is the start of Chapter 19. The story is beginning to feel stuck again, a little dull. The next morning I awoke, fear heavy in my heart. The other 'maids were already up, and the cave was deserted. More than ever I wished I could get to the surface, to feel the fresh air … Continue reading Six Sentence Sunday #7 – Nanowrimo
Oops! Running a bit late for Six Sentence Sunday today! Today I thought I would show you the first six sentences of my Nano novel. It's a sequel to the novella I wrote in June for Camp Nano. A stabbing pain shot down both legs, and I collapsed back to the cold, damp sand. I … Continue reading Six Sentence Sunday # 5 – Nano!!
The final story of this series is 'The Harpist'. This story probably shocked me the most - I submitted it one night for publication on the 1000words blog, and when I awoke the next morning it had been published! Hannah listened in awe as the harpist before her set his fingers to the strings and … Continue reading Six Sentence Sunday – Published Stories #4
My third story for this series is called 'One' and was published on Free Flash Fiction's website in August of this year. Freya watched as they slept. Their bodies moving as muscles stretched and relaxed, rolling and turning to shift their weight from one side to another, always in the other’s embrace. “They move together,” … Continue reading Six Sentence Sunday – Published Stories #3
The next story I had published this year was also thanks to Five Stop Story. My story 'Sanctuary' also received an Honorary Mention in their June Competition. This was her sanctuary. Her place of rebirth, from a life of surviving to a life of living. It was the place that taught her beautiful places could … Continue reading Six Sentence Sunday – Published Stories Series #2
I thought I'd start a series for Six Sentence Sunday of the first six lines from the stories I've had published this year. The first is from Ermaline's Feast. This story received an honorary mention in Five Stop Story's April Competition As her wings shifted ever so slightly, the great beast turned, heading for the … Continue reading Six Sentence Sunday – Published Stories Series #1
A friend of mine, Kelly, who blogs at Black Wings and White Paper, has recently joined in Six Sentence Sunday - the idea being to share the first 6 sentences of a story. I thought I'd join in too. The following is the first six sentences of Chapter 26 of my novella 'Red Sky'. It … Continue reading Six Sentence Sunday